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History -- United States of America

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Barack Obama Presidential Elections Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s052
Scope and Contents

This collections contains workshop notes, prints of ballots, and periodicals documenting President Barack Obama’s 2008 and 2012 election campaigns and inaugurations.

Dates: 2000 - 2012

Collection of Materials on Prohibition

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s055
Scope and Contents

This collection explores the history of the prohibition movement in the United States. There are several sermons that present rural Protestant views on the consumption of alcohol. The collection also contains prohibition broadsides dealing with elections in Falls and Milam Counties in 1907.

Dates: 1814 - 1930; Undated

Collection of NASA Materials

Identifier: THR/01/2015.s083
Scope and Contents National Aeronautics and Space Administration was established in 1958 by then president Dwight D.Eisenhower. The government agency has been responsible for many manned and unmanned missions,such as launching the first American satellites into Earth orbit and sending probes to explore other planetswithin our solar system. NASA has also focused on learning about Ozone depletion in 1975. The Collection of NASA Materials found its way to Sam Houston State University Special Collections intwo...
Dates: 1964 - 2011

Congressional Memorial Address Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2019.s201
Scope and Contents

The Congressional Memorial Address Collection contains bound programs and transcripts of memorial services given to the United States Senate and House of Representatives in honor of deceased political figures.

Dates: 1924 - 1943

Daniel Warren Reep World War II Manuscript Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2022.s244
Scope and Contents

This single item collection contains a manuscript written by Daniel Warren Reep during his time attending Waukesha County Technical College in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. This manuscript details Reep’s experience coming of age and serving as a Marine during World War II. This manuscript was donated by Glenn Payne.

Dates: 2003-02-20

George W. Morgan Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2017.s132
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a manuscript left behind by Major General George W. Morgan detailing his military service.

Dates: 1881

Holm Newspaper and Periodical Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2022.s251
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials donated by Cathy Holm. Materials include newspapers and periodicals covering the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, as well as local newspapers from the 1990s.

Dates: 1962 - 2000

James V. Bennett Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2012.s005
Scope and Contents The materials that make up this collection represent the life and work of James Van Benschoten Bennett. More specifically, the materials portray his role as the second Director of the U.S. Bureau of Prisons and as a prolific prison reformer. The most popular theme represented in the collection is prison policy and reform – which is often discussed in articles and speeches composed by Bennett. The collection also contains numerous correspondence and case histories of prison inmates. Pictorial...
Dates: 1905 - 1971

John Hicks Newspaper Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2018.s178
Scope and Contents

The John Hicks Collection is comprised of early imprint newspapers published in England, a WWII era American newspaper, and a mathematics journal.

Dates: 1758 - 1940

News of the Nation Newspaper Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s056
Scope and Contents

The News of the Nation Newspaper Collection (circa 1945, one box) consists of 30 individual newspapers that were originally printed as a series to describe major historical events in United States history. The collection was donated by Aaron Wise.

Dates: 1945